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Jan 24, 2010 10:00am EST
. there are so many elements of this, tax breaks for small business, extending the life of medicare. more assistance to seniors for prescription drugs. a cap on out of pocket expenses. help for people with pre-existing conditions. he's saying let's get back to it. if you look at the polling in "the washington post" yesterday on the massachusetts race, it's very clear. people don't want us to walk away from health care. they want us to address their concerns with the program. they want brown to come and work with us and not be obstructionist. that was very clear in the polling. i suggest that the republican party look that poll as well. their policies were viewed more dimly than democratic policies. people were crying out to work together. we're looking forward to working together to pass this on behalf of the american people, who are going to feel greater and greater burden from the health care costs if we don't step up and deal with it. >> you're looking forward to pass this. the president looked like he was trying to reduce the scale. let's coalesce around some core elements, insurance
CNBC
Jan 5, 2010 3:00pm EST
. medicare and medicaid services report that u.s. health care spending rose 4.4% to $2.3 trillion, the slowest growth rate in nearly 50 years. health care spending is still accounting for 16.2% of gdp that is up from 15.9% in 2007. >> general motors december sales falling by 13%, larger than analysts expected. phil lebeau is in chicago with more. a lot of surprises today? >> a lot of surprises. gm weaker than expected. we want to go over those numbers from general motors. the vice president for sales from the company's headquarters susan dockerty. thanks for joining us. >> happy new year to you. >> let's go over these numbers. you are talking about the fact you cleared a lot of inventory and retail market share and retail sales you are trending up. let's be honest here these numbers are weaker than wall street wasç expecting. >> i can't tell you that i know what wall street was expecting but our retail business was up 7%. our total sales were down 6% and that was something we were expecting because last december we had a very high percentage of fleet. but this december our fleet
CNBC
Jan 20, 2010 5:00pm EST
should consider... an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. it can help cover some of what medicare doesn't... so you could save up to thousands of dollars... in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit... and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare, you should know about this card; it's the only one of its kind... that carries the aarp name -- see if it's right for you. you choose your doctor. you choose your hospital. there are no networks and no referrals needed. help protect yourself from some of what medicare doesn't cover. save up to thousands of dollars... on potential out-of-pocket expenses... with an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. call now for your free information kit... and medicare guide and find out... how you could start saving. >>> welcome to my world. you need to get in the game. they're going to go out of business and he's nuts, they're nuts. they know nothing! i always like to say there's a bull market somewhe
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2010 11:00am EST
't cover can cost you some money. that's why you should consider... an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. it can help cover some of what medicare doesn't... so you could save up to thousands of dollars... in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit... and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare, you should know about this card; it's the only one of its kind... that carries the aarp name -- see if it's right for you. you choose your doctor. you choose your hospital. there are no networks and no referrals needed. help protect yourself from some of what medicare doesn't cover. save up to thousands of dollars... on potential out-of-pocket expenses... with an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. call now for your free information kit... and medicare guide and find out... how you could start saving. >>> right now on msnbc, certain shock. that is what national security adviser jim jones says americans will be feeling today when the white h
CNBC
Jan 23, 2010 4:00am EST
medicare exposure. and you know what? we were right. we were dead right. we caught the big move up in health care. so what do you do when you didn't really like the stocks? you ring the register. you ring the register on your least favorite names on the group and you focus on some of the others that you actually liked with or without health care reform. and that's the subject of tonight's sell block. i'm telling you you have to take profits in humana, in u & h, despite that good quarter yesterday, and rehab care. and i'm going to tell you why. the main reason to sell these stocks, simply that the easy money has been made. and it is time to stop being greedy. okay? ring the register. if you bought these stocks, you have enormous gains, u & h up 103%. rehab care up 141%. and it's up 12% since we recommended it on november 19th. technically we're not putting these three stocks on the sell block, they don't deserve that. we're simply saying that when you hold your nose and buy merchandise betting it's priced incorrectly and your bet pays off, then it's time to get out, otherwise you're
FOX
Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
medicare and raise taxes and raise insurance premiums. they want us to stop it. all of a sudden they realize there is an election somewhere in the country where you can effect -- where you can have an impact on it. so it's quite a phenomena. >> let's assume that the election is held and brown is the apparent winner, republican brown. when does that mean for the term in office of paul kirk who is the interim senator, the democrat serving out the balance of senator kennedy's, late senator kennedy's term? does his term end on the day of the election so that whether the in senator is seated or not? do you know? >> it's an interesting academic question. what we have to do is wait until the election is held and then focus on that. the first step is see what the people of massachusetts say on tuesday and then everybody will be looking at the proto ses for swearing in the new senator after at. >> is there any doubt in your mind the winner, if it's brown, would be sworn in promptly, in time to vote on the next, in the next round of votes -- >> the winner whoever it is should be sworn in
CNBC
Jan 15, 2010 6:00am EST
done more with cost containment or fixing medicare which is already broken instead of just expanding it. there's something in between doing nothing and just doing this bill, isn't there? >> of course, there's always something in between. and i think that the president spent a good deal of time trying to find a bipartisan solution, dealing with senator collins, senator grassley. come on, he spent the whole summer. i mean, i was pulling my hair out by the end of july or the beginning of august that they were still in this kind of scrum with the republican members on the finance committee. >> do you remember hanging on every word grassley said, every word snowe said? >> not really. >> collins? >> not really. >> a long time ago. >> so i think they tried. and at the end of the day, the republicans made a decision that they were just going to be at opposition and hoped that as rush limbaugh famously said, that the president would fail. >> oh, okay. all right. >> that's their political strategy. >> let me ask you -- well, because they could honestly believe that some of these things aren't the
CNBC
Jan 5, 2010 12:00pm EST
. they were so helpful and nice. they filed all the paperwork, and medicare and my insurance covered the cost. we can work directly with medicare or with your insurance company. we can even help with financing. if there's a way, we'll find it! so don't wait any longer, call the scooter store today. >>> welcome back to "power lunch." i'm phil lebeau with breaking news. december sales from chrysler is better than expected. a decline of 10.5% when you adjust year over year for the month of december. the street was expecting a decline of 10%. so chrysler a little better than expected. a decline of 10.5%. tyler, we'll get gm numbers a little later on during "power lunch." back toç you. >> what's the expectation on gm? do you have one? on a decline of 1%. don't be surprised that they beat that because they have the dealer incentives to clear out saturn and pontiac and as we've seen with ford we could be seeing the beginning of the consumer starting to go back into the showrooms. >> boy, is gm advertising hard on all of the football games lately. they've been hitting with howie long is the pitchma
CNBC
Jan 6, 2010 12:00pm EST
the paperwork, and medicare and my insurance covered the cost. we can work directly with medicare or with your insurance company. we can even help with financing. if there's a way, we'll find it! so don't wait any longer, call the scooter store today. >>> welcome back to "the fast money halftime report." we are getting to the heart of the action as it is happening. the latest round of avp data disappoints and there are a number of trades that are working today including metals, miners and retail stocks. let's get to the word on the street. our fast money crew today the ambassador jim seymour and jared levy of peak six and tom gored oven forex.com. this is a call we got on the desk for the past few weeks. it is the goldman call on the global economic recovery upgrading a number of industrial names including 3m, a lead or the doul as well as material names including the steel stocks. which one here would you put fresh capital into? >> think it was just disk based again. look at the nucor, aks have underperformed. mattel which is the largest player has been upgraded because they're slowing them b
CNBC
Jan 19, 2010 11:00am EST
and res regulation out there. >> humana is up nicely and they have a big medicare advantage program. look at other side of this. the hospital stocks have been under pressure here today like universal health or tenet health care. why has that -- why would they be under pressure at this point? because with no health care reform, less people might be insured so that expense wouldn't be alalleviated. that would be an issue for them as well. each if the republicans win, a number of people noted the house could pass the senate bill that was already passed and simply move on to president obama for his signature. that would be politically con ro veshl. japan airlines declaring bankruptcy. what? the japanese bailed them out four times in ten years and this time they just cut them loose and decided to let them go. that sent shock waves through the industry. amr and delta, by the way, are vying for a close relationship with japan airlines. amr already has one. the important thing is we're looking for some signs that maybe they could get a deeper relationship in the future here. we'll get amr and con
FOX
Jan 24, 2010 9:00am EST
the premiums go up. they didn't want to see taxes go up. they didn't want to see us taking money from medicare to create yet another entitlement program and they were scared about the endless spending and debt they've seen coming out of washington last year. if the white house and the democrats didn't get that message, then i think they really missed the point of what happened in massachusetts. >> chris: on the other hand, you just heard robert gibbs, he cites a poll from the "washington post" that indicates that they want scott brown to come in and work with democrats, that they're not -- they want some healthcare bill, just not the healthcare bill that's being passed. you know, there are some positives there. so what about his argument that in fact there isn't this complete rejection of the obama agenda? >> i think the message that scott brown so effectively gave in massachusetts -- and by the way, he's entitled to the lion's share of the credit. he was a fantastic candidate with exactly the right message at exactly the right time. but the message was not let's tweak this thing around the ed
FOX
Jan 27, 2010 10:30pm EST
to reform health care without shifting medicaid cost to the states and cutting medicare and raising taxes. we'll do that by implement common sense reforms. letting bying health care . ending 45 lows lawsuits of hospitals that drive up health cost. our solutions are not thousand page bills that no one read after being crafted behind closed doors with special interests. our proposals are available on solutions.gov.gov . we welcome your ideas on fates book and twitter. all americans agree that this nation must become more energy independent and secure. we are blessed here in america with vast natural resources and we must use them all. advances in technology can unleash more gnarl gas and nuclear wind and coal and alternative energy that lower utility bills. here in virginia we have the opportunity to be the first state on the east coast to explore and oil and natural explore and oil and natural gas off shore. you this administration policies are delaying off shore production and hindering nuclear expansion and seeking to impose job and cap and trade energy taxings. now is the time to adopt
CBS
Jan 24, 2010 10:30am EST
say that. i would just tell them if we do nothing, the medicare trust fund would be exhausted in seven years. the plan we have before the senate would extend the life of medicare for nine more years. if we do nothing, there will be 57 million americans uninsured instead of 47 million in just a few years and the cost of the average health insurance plan for the average family of four will double in the next ten years if we do nothing. that's why we think this is a serious issue. >> schieffer: i don't think anybody would argue that it is not a serious issue, senator durbin. let me just ask you this. what senator mccain said. he said he is willing to try to get some republicans to sit down with democrats and see what you agree on. what would be wrong with that just saying here's what out there. we agree with this. we don't agree with that and pass what you agree on. wouldn't that be a start? >> there's nothing wrong with it. but, bob, for the record, president obama met personally with the republican leaders in the house and senate before this began and engaged them and asked them, be par
CNBC
Jan 4, 2010 9:00am EST
consider... an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. it can help cover some of what medicare doesn't... so you could save up to thousands of dollars... in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit... and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare, you should know about this card; it's the only one of its kind... that carries the aarp name -- see if it's right for you. you choose your doctor. you choose your hospital. there are no networks and no referrals needed. help protect yourself from some of what medicare doesn't cover. save up to thousands of dollars... on potential out-of-pocket expenses... with an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. call now for your free information kit... and medicare guide and find out... how you could start saving. >>> rick santelli here. welcome back to "squawk." we have december ism number and it's going to be important. what is it? it is 55.9 on headline, 61.5 on prices paid. now keep in mind if my memory
CNBC
Jan 19, 2010 6:00am EST
it doesn't cover can cost you some money. that's why you should consider... an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. it can help cover some of what medicare doesn't... so you could save up to thousands of dollars... in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit... and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare, you should know about this card; it's the only one of its kind... that carries the aarp name -- see if it's right for you. you choose your doctor. you choose your hospital. there are no networks and no referrals needed. help protect yourself from some of what medicare doesn't cover. save up to thousands of dollars... on potential out-of-pocket expenses... with an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. call now for your free information kit... and medicare guide and find out... how you could start saving. >>> there's a look at futures after we got the citigroup numbers about 25 minutes ago. we have erased some of our losses, but it's
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2010 9:00am EST
and are on medicare, call now and we'll send you a free meter. it offers alternate site testing, so you can test on your arm. no more pricking your fingers. so it's less painful. it makes a big difference. and to make it even less painful, the cost of your diabetes testing supplies may be covered by medicare. join over a million others who have chosen liberty medical. call now and get your free meter. plus, for a limited time, get a free cookbook when you join. call the number on your screen. the 5-year, 100,000 mile transferable powertrain warranty, from gmc. with roadside assistance and courtesy transportation, it's the best coverage in america. >>> so after a long night in massachusetts, democrats in other blue states are doing a gut check themselves this morning. on that list could be maryland, a state that is as democratic as massachusetts with that same blue-collar voter, with that independent streak in it. first on this show, a gonzalez research poll out of the maryland's governor race this morning, where you have former republican governor bob ehrlich contemplating a rematch with democra
CNBC
Jan 11, 2010 6:00am EST
're exploding the size of government, and you should have been the resources we have, medicare cuts, trillions of dollars over 20 years, and using it to expand a brand new entitlement. if you reduce medicare by that much you should make it to make medicare insolvent, $23 trillion of unfunded liability. this concept of what's being done here n the end they can claim, we're giving health care to the main people but the real result is going to be -- government's not going to be affordable. >> colorado voters, they wanted reform. the piece in "the new york times," dying for health care reform, please, please. and then the actual bill itself, no one wants it. >> like "the new york times." >> that's in "the times," too. >> new york started out in the same boat and they changed their mind, leaders in new york city. >> there's a lot of second-guessing in massachusetts right now. >> the senator's going to be with us for the rest of the program. if you've got any comments or questions for him, anything you'd like to see us address on "squawk," go ahead and e-mail us at squawk@cnbc.com. >>> next up, what
CNBC
Jan 5, 2010 9:00am EST
althcare insurance company. it can help cover some of what medicare doesn't... so you could save up to thousands of dollars... in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit... and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare, you should know about this card; it's the only one of its kind... that carries the aarp name -- see if it's right for you. you choose your doctor. you choose your hospital. there are no networks and no referrals needed. help protect yourself from some of what medicare doesn't cover. save up to thousands of dollars... on potential out-of-pocket expenses... with an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. call now for your free information kit... and medicare guide and find out... how you could start saving. >>> our guest host mark oelsen, federal reserve governor. did you folks everyone joy yourselves today? >> we did. got a lot done. >> we got some good stuff done. good guests on. we will stay low for a while. when we do exit t. will not be the end of the world. >> we wi
CNBC
Jan 26, 2010 12:00pm EST
-term liabilities and 40 trillion of that is social security and medicare. here we're talking about a very small amount. if it you run the numbers for 2011 according to the cbo. we'll have a deficit gdp ratio of 6.53%. with the obama freeze, it will be 6.43%, a 0.1 percentage point. >> let's step in. the obama administration is not saying this is the only fix. clearly the obama administration has laid out other benchmarks. clearly health care reform is supposed to address some of the structural deficit cost. >> sure it will. >> but -- christian -- >> that's what the honest discussion has to be. conservatives have to face the fact that health care reform is one. >> wait, guy. how can anyone take this seriously. i can please speak? how can anyone take this budget freeze seriously with it doesn't, i read, address medicare and social security in any way at all and when today, i believe, the administration's coming out with an $80 billion job program when the stimulus was supposed to create the jobs. christian, how can we take it seriously? ? you're confusing the long run with the short run. in the s
CNBC
Jan 6, 2010 3:00pm EST
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CNBC
Jan 6, 2010 4:00pm EST
diabetes testing supplies - but it's where i get my prescription drugs as well. see if you're on medicare, the cost of your diabetes testing supplies as well as your prescription drugs may be covered. liberty takes care of all the paperwork with medicare and sends the prescription forms directly to your doctor for approval. then, on your schedule, packs up this box and sends it right to your door with no charge for shipping. and liberty assures you have everything you need to manage your diabetes, including most brand name meters. call now and we'll send you a free meter. plus, a free cookbook when you join. call liberty. they can help you live a better life. call the number on your screen. >>> the consumer electronics show in las vegas does not kick off until tomorrow but already a whole lot of buzz coming out of the tech sector. cnbc's silicon valley bureau chief jim goldman is in sin city with the latest. and probably checking out the gadgets more than the sins i would hope, jim? >> reporter: indeed. you know a lot of fun stuff but get to some headlines, first. because there is news be
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2010 11:00am EST
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ABC
Jan 20, 2010 6:00am EST
, saying he would not vote for it in its present form. >> it will hurt medicare. it will destroy jobs and run our nation deeper into debt. >> democrats are now reeling. democrats have lost their super majority in the senate, making it tougher for anything on the obama administration possible agenda. nancy pelosi said with or without that majority, health care will change. >> we will have quality ofour affordable health care for all americans. " jim webb says he does not believe there should be any more votes on health care reform until brown is seated in the senate. coakley was saying the democrats did not do enough for her campaign. >> thank you. >>> today marks one year since president obama took office. he remains personally popular. support for his policies has gone down. the latest poll shows 53% approve of his performance, but 62% say the country is on the wrong track. >>> we have a developing story. all schools in appomattox county are closed. police believe they have the suspects surrounded in the woods. seven bodies were found at a home yesterday. and eighth the vtim died on
CBS
Jan 24, 2010 11:30am EST
trillions in debt for our children to pay. >> obama care. >> it will raise taxes. it will hurt medicare. it will destroy jobs and run our nation deeper into debt. >> universal health care? >> i think it's important for everyone to get some form of health care so to offer a basic plan for everybody, i think,important. >> new breed republican. >> maybe there's a new breed of republican coming to washington. maybe people will finally look at somebody who's not beholden to the special interests of the party and who will know, just to solve problems. >> question. should this be gloat time for republicans, pat bu cannen? >> it should be in a way rejoice john because what this guy did is i'll go to washington and put a stake right through obama care. he shot up in one month 37 points. 36 hours after he won that election, nancy pelosi said health care can't get through the house, and obama gave up on it. you've got a populous conservative movement that is like a rocket. if the republican party can attach it to itself it can pick up a plethora of seats. obama, a good politician recognized it, j
CNBC
Jan 6, 2010 6:00am EST
of trillions of unfunded obligations for medicare. it results in higher health care costs as a result of gdp. if it passes, then doing nothing. we're punting on all the tough choices. >> does it pay for itself over ten years? >> fend depends on who you ask. i think it does, but part of the reason it pays for itself over ten years is you get revenues in some savings for all ten years. and certain expenditures don't last all ten years. they last fewer years than that. there are differences of opinion about whether or not it pays for itself beyond ten years. the cbo says that it does. but what people don't want to read is, all the different qualifications and caveats that the cbo puts on that basically saying we have serious concerns about whether or not this is -- will happen and be sustainable. >> the cbo is not giving this a clean bill of health even though politicians who are pushing this through have been holding this up. you were the comptroller general. we've heard from other people who are concerned about the pushback on the states, the amount that it's going to be dumping back on them
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 6:00am EST
bucks -- assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little or no cost to you. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit that, with private insurance, may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. hi i'm doug harrison. we're experts at getting you the power chair or scooter you need. in fact, if we qualify you for medicare reimbursement and medicare denies your claim, we'll give you your new power chair or scooter free. i didn't pay a penny out of pocket for my power chair. with help from the scooter store, medicare and my insurance covered it all. call the scooter store for free information today. dave: listen to this concept, what if we take our politicians out of washington? away from lobbyist and away from each other, will they get more work done? and we are back with our political panel, who is actually tweeting for clayton mo
CNBC
Jan 19, 2010 3:00pm EST
for drug companies, the medicare advantage cuts are less. whether or not this election shakes out for the republicans or democrats i actually think that every day that this is hanging out there for the administration is a bad day. >> les, forgive me, i didn't mean to interrupt you. andrew let me go to les. on the central question of the stocks, the movement and investigating, would you agree? >> i would. the simplest narrative. coakley is the weak candidate. the health care agenda is in somewhat of trouble. that is good for the vast majority of health care stocks including managed care and pharma. fundamentals in those groups are attractive as well once you lift this they go higher. >> so would you break it down in the same way andrew did through that sector? >> sure. we rank order. managed care first, pharmaceuticals second, med tech third, biotech fourth. there are smaller groups he was referring to. but it relates to how badly they were hit over concerns of reform in the first place. >> chuck, let me talk more broadly about the politics. >> sure. >> after '94 clinton had to wor
CNBC
Jan 20, 2010 6:00pm EST
debated openly and fairly. it will raise taxes, it will hurt medicare, it will destroy jobs and run our nation deeper into debt. i will work in the senate to put government back in the side of people who create jobs and the millions of people who need jobs. and remember, as president john f. kennedy
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 4:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Jan 19, 2010 6:00am EST
it. you know, i've come on with you guys and i think we should have been much clearer about medicare. we understand how it works. it was a democratic initiative. this expanded five years or something like that. >> but, for instance, medicare for all. >> yeah. i mean, i think that that has been messaged very well and i also think let the senate and housework its will, that by definition is an unclear thing and muddled and the like. i also think something else. look, we're doing tough things. you're doing health care no matter who did it you're going to take a lot of lumps for it. i think you can critique how it's done, but there's no doubt the president is trying to solve the problems of the american people. the problem we have, this reminds us more of 1993. the president is doing incrementally good things but we in congress are taking our lumps every step of the way. and i also think when people who are against things are always more animated than people who are for things. there's a lot of headwinds. i don't want to do a postmortem until there's a mortem. >> this could be new hampsh
FOX
Jan 27, 2010 5:00am EST
they may be railroaded into cutting social security and medicare. the "new york times" reports the president will create i bipartisan task force anyway. a congressionally mandated panel gave the obama administration a failing grade for its efforts to prepare if a terrorist attack. >>> the state of the union address and response is scheduled for tonight at 9:00 here on fox 5. >>> find out how two commuter planes came a little bit too close to each other. >> stop the music as the judge lays out the ruling about a famous dancing scene at a washington monument. we'll explain. shop smarter at kmart with the free... shopour way rewards card. earn and spend unlimited rewards on qualifying... products when you shop at kmart and sears stores. plus, chances to win k'ching surprises at kmart checkout. for the most rewarding rewards card... there's smart, and there's kmart smart. a lecture on physics in california ...is watched in milwaukee. an american soldier overseas ...keeps up with his classes back home. a father helps his daughter find the name of saturn's largest moon. education's
CBS
Jan 20, 2010 5:00am EST
. >> it will raise taxes and hurt medicare, destroy jobs. >> reporter: the victory means brown -- once brown takes office, senate democrats will no long every have the 60 votes they need to stop a republican filibuster. >>> something didn't seem right and the concerns of an alert counselor leads to the rescue of three people in a dc home. we will have that story coming up. >>> in ten minutes, a report you will only see on 9 from the usns comfort. as the navy hospital ship takes on its first earthquake victim. >>> police in roanoke, virginia have called off the amber alert for a missing toddler. they believe he was dead before his step father filed a missing persons report and may have been murdered. last thursday, the step father claims two other men took the child. >>> a dc counselor saved the day for three victims of carbon monoxide poisoning. they raised the alarm after talking to a teenager in northwest. they found two unconscious 15- year-olds and a semi conscious adult. they are recovering. >>> president obama visited a fairfax county school to push congress for more education funding. the p
CBS
Jan 27, 2010 5:00am EST
in the senate. that has liberals worried to cuts like medicare and social security and conservatives are concerned about tax hikes. we'll broadcast the state of the union tonight on channel 9. coverage starts at 9:00 with the president's speech followed by the republican response and then get more reaction on 9 news now at 11:00 and then at wusa9.com. >>> the man accused of attacking a student at montgomery college in takoma park is in jail this morning. police say they captured the suspect last night at the day's inn near georgia avenue and 13th street. the campus was locked down for hours yesterday after a female student was assaulted in a bathroom at the new performing arts building. police say the suspect is a man many his 20s but have not said whether he is also a student. >>> an autopsy will confirm whether remains found on a central virginia farm are those of a college student missing since october. morgan hairington is the virginia tech student who disappear pd after a rock concert in charlottesville. a farmer discovered the remains ten miles from the concert site. they hope
CBS
Jan 28, 2010 5:00am EST
parkinsons or alzheimer's disease. >>> higher medicare payments may hurt the elderly and the economy. the money-saving strategy leads to fewer doctor visits and longer hospital stays which in turn drives up overall health care costs. the report involving nearly 900,000 seniors is one of the first to measure the impact of raising copayments for seniors. >>> whole foods has joined a list of companies offering discounts to employees who live a healthy lifestyle. it is set by guidelines established by the company. >> program works through a biometric screening where we do based on blood pressure, cholesterol and bmi levels to reward team members with different discounts off their grocery bill. >> reporter: employees who participate in the program have the opportunity to save money in addition to a 20% discount they already enjoy. basically the lower the employee's body mass index the higher the store discount will be up to 30%. >>> the nba commissioner makes a final decision on arenas punish and the capitals break away from a tie game by going on a scoring frenzy. highlights coming up in
HLN
Jan 27, 2010 12:00pm EST
. that's our guarantee. they were so helpful and nice. they filed all the paperwork, and medicare and my insurance covered the cost. we can work directly with medicare or with your insurance company. we can even help with financing. if there's a way, we'll find it! so don't wait any longer, call the scooter store today. >>> a lot of police activity on the north side of chicago right by the northwestern university campus, which houses the law university and the medical school. the focus, though, is on one particular building. officials say a man with a gun in his waist band was spotted in the elevator of the rubloff building which houses at least some classrooms and also offices. no reports of shootings, no injuries, no threats, but the school is asking everyone in the rubloff building, which is right on lakeshore drive around chicago avenue, if you know the area, just north of the loop, to stay in their offices, lock their doors. that's the large building on the left of your screen. the man described as a white male in his 20s about, 5'9" with brown-blond hair wearing a button down shirt
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2010 1:00pm EST
is medicare recipients, beneficiary, don't need health care. they have federally financed health care. people about to retire already have it. people who have private health care already have it and people in massachusetts generally have it. you're asking for people to vote for a federal program on top of that, financial burden on top of that, in addition to the added cost beyond the estimates of the state-level program. so, all the factors, including the terrible economy, do not auger well for the democratic candidate who doesn't know that curt schilling was a pitcher for the red sox. >> that was the most incredible -- >> the final problem. >> you know, candidates are always briefed, presidential candidates are briefed before a debate or town hall meeting on what's the price of milk, how is inflation affecting the average g guy, not that they go through supermarkets themselves most of them. how could she not know curt schilling? >> well, the old question -- you and i do this all the time, asking questions like what do you read, like our colleague katie couric asked sarah palin. clearly, this
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2010 5:00pm EST
if you're over # 5, or close to it, you've got medicare. you have a government financed health care plan. you live in massachusetts, you have a government-financed health care plan. why would you want a national health care plan on top of that. people tell me more taxes. more burden on our state. we will be a donor state. jeff? >> which is one of the reasons why i think around probably january 7th or 8th when the tax commercials and spending commercials started running against coakley, that resonated with people. they're hearing all about the kickback in nebraska, they were hearing all that stuff. why should we pay for all this, they thought. a confluence of things. >> george will on the sunday show this week, he's really good on offense as a commentator, not so good on defense. but he said, look, they had a corrupt deal in louisiana. to get health care. they had a corrupt deal in nebraska. he said this is corruption. i've heard that up here. >> i'm standing on the street yesterday in north andover waiting for scott brown. so many of them were talking the drug companies got theirs, the h
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2010 5:00pm EST
will pay for the old. we did it with medicare, the young will pay for the old's health insurance. there's no sense on the part of the american people right now nor has it been sold to them that one group should pay for somebody else's health care. because that hasn't happened, every time you hear the word subsidy or mandate, we go crazy. that's why this thing hasn't sold. peter, chris, thank you. >>> j.d. hayworth big with the tea party, quit his job, he's going to run apparently, primary john mccain out in arizona. what a battle royale that's going to be right in far right. can mccain defend his right flank with the help of sarah palin? what a fight on the right that's going to be. in hot weather this summer. this is "hardball" only on msnbc.a l tle love today ♪ ♪ spread a little somethin' to remember ♪ ♪ spread a little joy and see ♪ need a little happiness to be ♪ ♪ living the life with me ♪ >>> time magazine's man of the year, averting a great depression, but no good deed goes unpunished. ben bernanke is going to get a second term, but not first without taking some a
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2010 11:00am EST
in the country, you have to deal with social security and even defense spending and medicare and those entitlements, those obligatory spe pieces of spending. >> richard wolffe, thanks a lot. >>> some big economic numbers out this morning as well we just got in. the consumer confidence index for january rose beyond expectations to 55.9. now that is the highest number in more than a year and the third consecutive monthly increase but the news is not so great on the housing front. new figures show home prices slipped slightly in december by 0.2%. prices are down 5% from a year ago. and better news, though, for the auto world. ford motor company says it will add 1,200 jobs when its chicago plant starts producing a new version of its explorer suv but the new union workers we hired at sharply reduced wages. in baghdad at least 18 people are dead and dozens more injured because of a suicide attack near a criminal investigation office. the bomber drove a car packed with explosives to the entrance of the office and blew himself up. and this bombing comes just 24 hours after three suicide bomber
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2010 1:00pm EST
its waste. we are looking at fraud in medicare, defense department. very large corporate interests. everything has to be on the table. >> you have real divisions within the democratic party. not just house versus senate now. senate versus senate. liberals versus conservatives. and evan bayh and others facing tough re-elections. do not want to show health care to muscle through on reconciliation. saying why -- what's the magic of 60? we have to do something. yesterday jim clyburn said we should take the consumer protection issues and not try to swallow the senate bill. is health care dead? >> no. well -- if i have anything to say about it -- look, i will tell you what's dead. 45,000 people every single year die because they don't get access to a doctor when they should. we know all about the massachusetts elections. you know what, we have a health care crisis in this country. and i think that if when we end up passing is not as comprehensive as some may have wanted so what. you have to deal with insurance reform, we are fighting for a revolution in primary health care. every america
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2010 5:00pm EST
, if they are a senior they get more help with prescription drugs. medicare will have ten more years of life. there are so many good things that flow from reform. i think we should move forward on that and if people in the other party want to say we are going to take that away from you, let them campaign on that. >> when you look at the long fight over health care and the president fought the good fight over that and the total opposition of the republican party, no support within the republican party even among people who are centrist mainstream conservatives, no help from michael enzi in wyoming or voinovich in ohio who is retiring or collins or olympia snowe. nobody has come aboard, certainly not grassley. is there any real hope on the part of the president he can bring the republicans who are not far right wingers aboard to get a health care plan done next year? is it possible? >> we are going to give them the opportunity again. there has been a political decision it feels like from the leadership in the party in congress to sit on the sidelines in the hopes that if the president somehow
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 2:00pm EST
, transportation infrastructure, medicaid medicare programs, state and federal pension systems and k through 12 and higher education. anything beyond that, the government is getting beyond its core competencies and we need to rein it back in. >> what did you think of the tone of the speech. did he do anything to quell the tea party fervor? we know you're hoping to capture the same sentiment that put scott brown in office. >> we're hoping in ells we don't miss revolution in 2010 the same way we missed the reagan revolution, when we raised income taxes when the rest were cutting taxes. it's what happened to democratic rule in this state, now the nation is seeing what that looks like, which is economic devastation. in terps of the tone of the speech, he gives a good speech. in substance it's lacking. his command control policies of managing from d.c. do not work. bottom line, socialism doesn't work. it doesn't matter who tries it. the underlying policy choices he is making are wrong. >> all right. dan, thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >>> president obama talking jobs, jobs, jobs in
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 9:00pm EST
? do you believe that medicare and social security and medicaid is socialism? i mean, i think these questions need to be driven to them. it needs to be put to them. and then as we move towards the general election -- so that's in a primary context. i'd get those candidates out there now defining these people as to where they stand. and then secondly in the general election i think that driving these substantive issues as we create jobs and even there, you know, i want to see republicans, what they're going to say, when it comes time to cast a vote to create jobs in america, you know, when we have an emergency in this country like flooding or hurricane disasters, we consider a disaster when 15 million american bread winners don't have a job i consider that a disaster, one that has to be responded to by the federal government. let them choose on whose side are they on and trying to get families back to work in america? or taking care of big business? that's going to be an interesting choice. >> democratic senator robert menendez of new jersey, chairman of the democratic senatori
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